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Carduelis carduelis

By Valerie1
I have been trying to get a shot of one of these birds for quite some time because they have such beautiful plumage. I took this shot recently through the glass of the back door. Hope you like it.

Exposure: 1/200 sec @ f5.6

Thanks of all your C & C on my last shot. It is much appreciated.

As usual, any critique welcome and it can be viewed large, if you have time.

Tags: General Goldfinch Bird Co down Wildlife and nature

Voters: IMAGESTAR, KBan, Len1950 and 39 more

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12 Dec 2010 7:02PM
Beautiful shot with great colours.


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KBan 11 488 4 England
12 Dec 2010 7:02PM
well done Val, great colours and detail
moiral 5 12 Scotland
12 Dec 2010 7:06PM
A beautiful shot with lovely colour and detail in large. Moira
Alec1 8 4 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 7:07PM
Super shot with great eye detail.
terry_cavner 11 332 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 7:26PM
Superb Capture !!!!
Alvar 9 23 2 France
12 Dec 2010 7:47PM
Beautiful shot
12 Dec 2010 7:58PM
An excellent capture
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
12 Dec 2010 8:33PM
A fine shot of this handsome bird, you've caught him in such wonderful light
PhilT2 Plus
6 323 21 England
12 Dec 2010 8:55PM
Stunning detail. The eye draws you right in
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
12 Dec 2010 10:35PM

fatherpie 7 18 12 England
12 Dec 2010 10:47PM
Beautifully captured
NeilWigan Plus
5 12 15 England
12 Dec 2010 11:35PM
Great colour and detail,well done.
BarbaraR 9 16 1 England
13 Dec 2010 8:59AM
Congrats, that's a very lovely shot.

Valerie1 8 68 Northern Ireland
13 Dec 2010 9:11AM
Thanks everyone for your votes, comments and Jonathan for your GEA. I was really pleased how this shot turned out and I am glad you liked it too. I have taken numerous shots of these birds but this is the first I've been happy with. Thanks again, your support is very much appreciated.
Valerie Smile
13 Dec 2010 9:35AM
This image has a great quality Valerie, nice work

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